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Joseph Diez Gergonne

1771 - 1859

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Joseph Diez Gergonne (19 June 1771 at Nancy, France – 4 May 1859 at Montpellier, France) was a French mathematician and logician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Diez Gergonne has received more than 14,011 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Joseph Diez Gergonne is the 697th most popular mathematician, the 4,107th most popular biography from France and the 96th most popular French Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Joseph Diez Gergonne ranks 697 out of 823Before him are Gladys West, Saharon Shelah, Dmitry Grave, Annie S. D. Maunder, Stanisław Mazur, and Alexander Esenin-Volpin. After him are Hans Carl Friedrich von Mangoldt, William Whiston, Carl Størmer, William Shanks, Hilda Geiringer, and Jørgen Pedersen Gram.

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Among people born in 1771, Joseph Diez Gergonne ranks 41Before him are Thomas Wedgwood, Karl Rudolphi, Ivan Martinov, George Bass, Hans Nielsen Hauge, and Charles Athanase Walckenaer.  Among people deceased in 1859, Joseph Diez Gergonne ranks 48Before him are Horace Mann, Joseph Ludwig Raabe, Thaddeus Bulgarin, Ye Mingchen, Mountstuart Elphinstone, and Heinrich Zollinger. After him are José Miguel de Velasco Franco, Thomas Horsfield, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Thomas Nuttall, Leigh Hunt, and Juan Bautista Ceballos.

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In France

Among people born in France, Joseph Diez Gergonne ranks 4,107 out of 6,011Before him are Édouard Vaillant (1840), Albert Londres (1884), Philippe Néricault Destouches (1680), Manu Katché (1958), Virginie Ledoyen (1976), and Zacarias Moussaoui (1968). After him are Patrick Strzoda (1952), Jacques Noël (1920), François Migault (1944), Jacqueline du Bief (1930), Armand Penverne (1926), and Jean Cau (1925).


Among mathematicians born in France, Joseph Diez Gergonne ranks 96Before him are Jean-Étienne Montucla (1725), Charles Dupin (1784), Arnaud Denjoy (1884), Pierre-Louis Lions (1956), Jean-Christophe Yoccoz (1957), and Jean-Baptiste-Charles-Joseph Bélanger (1790). After him are Victor Puiseux (1820), Edmond Laguerre (1834), Laurent Lafforgue (1966), Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat (1923), Cédric Villani (1973), and Henri Padé (1863).